Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal
|Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal|
Series title sequence
|Directed by||Peter Godfrey
Harry R. Sherman
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||78|
|Running time||22–24 minutes|
|Original release||November 5, 1955– November 1, 1957|
Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal is an American medical drama which aired in syndication from 1955 to 1957. It was based on the book of the same name by Lloyd C. Douglas, that was a prequel to his Magnificent Obsession. A total of 78 episodes were produced.
In 1955 a nationwide competition was held in TV Guide to find a young actor to play Dr. Hudson's protégé, Tim Watson, for several episodes. those entering had to submit a photo and recording in which they read emotional dialogue. The winner was a young actor named Joe Walker.
- John Howard as Dr. Wayne Hudson
- Cheryl Callaway as Kathy Hudson
- Olive Blakeney as Mrs. Grady
- Frances Mercer as Nurse Ann Talbot
- Jack Kelly as Dr. Bennett
- The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 317. ISBN 0-345-45542-8.
- Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal at the Internet Movie Database
- Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal at TV.com
- Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal is available for free download at the Internet Archive
- John Howard interview http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=888&dat=19570215&id=JyVSAAAAIBAJ&sjid=A3YDAAAAIBAJ&pg=3469,6805765
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